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Head of Active Lifestyle & Sport

Royal Holloway, University of London - Student Engagement and Sport - Student Engagement

Location: Egham
Salary: From £44,283 per annum - including London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th October 2021
Closes: 24th October 2021
Job Ref: 0821-291

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 24 October 2021

*This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.

Applications are invited for the post of Head of Active Lifestyle & Sport in the Student & Academic Services Directorate.

The College requires a rich, diverse and engaged academic and non-academic university community for all students. The Active Lifestyle and Sport team play a key role in delivering physical activity and wellness initiatives aimed at enriching the student experience 

The post holder would be responsible for the management of all sports operations, facilities and student physical activity and wellness programmes. Reporting to the Head of Department they will develop and implement the strategies for the development of an active campus enhancing the overall student experience as the main priority. 

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator with experience within sport and physical activity. Excellent organisational skills, a collaborative approach and the ability to lead a multi-disciplined team. 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities.  The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Mark Hyndman on

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Interview Date: W/C 8 November 2021 (TBC)

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

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Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.

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